Description: This barge has recently undergone an extensive re-build by the current owners in 2014 at their shipyard to fully modernise this hopper barge and bring up to current MCA certification. This included the fitting of a new bridge, new engines and generators. Replacement of hull and hopper plate work. Full new control equipment and bridge equipment and much more.
The hopper doors are hydraulically driven and are controlled from the bridge.
Spacious well laid out bridge. Will full range of navigation aids.
Engine room in excellent order and the heads are located from the engine room. Spacious engine room well laid out for ease of access to all equipment. The Barge has two Cummings 6TBC 240 hp engines and PRM 1000 gear boxes. The AC power is provided by a John Dere 24 kw generator set located in the engine room.
Accessed from the fore deck is a space that is currently not fitted out. But the intention was to convert to crew day room and accommodation.